FAST-NUCES is once again all set to bring in this year’s NaSCon (National Students Convention). This year’s NaSCon is going to be the biggest and the best ever. The organizer team, which mainly consists of students and Alumni from FAST have done an excellent job with the event planning and promotion.The Social Media team is quite active and they have set a standard for all the student based events in Pakistan.
NaSCon 2014 is the 13th annual session of a legacy that started in 2001 and has maintained an excellent history of bringing the young brains together from all over Pakistan to bridge the gap between idea and innovation over the decade. With over 1500 young minds coming together in one place from 150 universities around the country each year, the event becomes a hub of knowledge, ideas and innovation. It is Pakistan’s most successful student-run, technology centric mega event and has received tremendous recognition over the decade from Pakistan’s leading media powerhouses including Jang Group, Dawn, The News, GEO, ARY Digital and others.
NaSCon has a history of coming up with solutions for the current problem through its unique theme based events. This year is all about innovation and as the theme suggests “Innovation Unleashed”, the event revolves around three basic ideas namely Environmental sustainability, Social Sustainability and Economic Sustainability. The event nurtures the spirit of entrepreneurship and social development.
With over Rs. 1 million of total prize money and valuable gifts for winners from the sponsors, this year, NaSCon goes international for the first time, making it a great opportunity for national and international networking for all the participants.
The event is going to host a total of 26 competitions which are categorized into 4 major groups of Engineering, Computer Sciences, Business and Social including almost everything. The Web app development is platform independent while the Debug Police is the first ever event of its kind in Pakistan. The average prize money for each competition is Rs. 50,000 for the winners.
Students and even professionals from all fields are invited and there is interest for everyone. From programmers to designers and science geeks to social freaks, everyone is invited.
Here’s a complete list of events taking place at this year’s NaSCon mega event!
- Circuit Mania
- Interface – A – Thons
- Engineering Problem Solving
- Engineering Project Competition
- Math Marathon
- Battle of Bots
- Robo Spirit
- MATLAB Master Quest
- Computer Science
- Debug Police
- Mobile Application Development Competition
- Poster Design Competition
- Quiz Competition
- Software Project Competition
- Speed Programming
- Web Application Development
- Ad Mad
- Business Case Simulations
- Business Plan Competition
- Ideal Candidate
- Marketing Plan Competition
The Over all event sponsors are MIA(Silver Spoon), Hamdard and Murry Brewery, while Business Case simulations, Ad Mad and Ideal Candidate are sponsored specifically by Pakistan Science Foundation, Imperial Watches and Pakistan International Airlines respectively. Whereas event partners include Coca Cola and Tutti Frutti along with Knowledge City as the Knowledge Partners and Samaa FM 107 as the Media Partners.
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